The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 65 53 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 7 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.16% 2.61% 4.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.73% 18.75% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 22
Average salary £47,500 £24,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.87% -38.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,640 £23,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
DNS
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 80 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.49% 13.91% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 42 70 121
Average salary £41,500 £26,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.14% -33.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £20,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £35,462
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

DNS
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Tyne and Wear region.

DNS Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

DNS
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

DNS
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 4 £23,400 -4.48% 3
Prudhoe - 3 £50,000 -
DNS
North East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 19 (86.36%) TCP/IP
2 16 (72.73%) DHCP
3 14 (63.64%) Windows
4 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (54.55%) VMware
6 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
6 9 (40.91%) UNIX
6 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (36.36%) Cisco
7 8 (36.36%) Linux
8 7 (31.82%) SAN
8 7 (31.82%) VMware ESX
8 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
8 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
8 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
9 6 (27.27%) NAS
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (27.27%) French Language
9 6 (27.27%) German Language
9 6 (27.27%) Italian Language
9 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (27.27%) JNCIS
9 6 (27.27%) VLAN
9 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (27.27%) Spanning Tree
9 6 (27.27%) CCSP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (9.09%) Lync
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) TCP/IP
2 16 (72.73%) DHCP
3 7 (31.82%) SAN
4 6 (27.27%) NAS
4 6 (27.27%) VLAN
4 6 (27.27%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (27.27%) PPP
4 6 (27.27%) SNMP
4 6 (27.27%) ATM
4 6 (27.27%) ISDN
4 6 (27.27%) VoIP
4 6 (27.27%) IPsec
4 6 (27.27%) DSL
4 6 (27.27%) EIGRP
4 6 (27.27%) MPLS
4 6 (27.27%) OSPF
4 6 (27.27%) BGP
4 6 (27.27%) X.21
5 4 (18.18%) Firewall
5 4 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (27.27%) French Language
1 6 (27.27%) German Language
1 6 (27.27%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) DBA
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) SQL DBA
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Support
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Replication
2 4 (18.18%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (40.91%) UNIX
4 8 (36.36%) Linux
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.09%) CentOS
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Test Management
1 3 (13.64%) Network Design
1 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.55%) DevOps
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) Perl
2 2 (9.09%) PHP
2 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) JNCIS
2 6 (27.27%) CCSP
2 6 (27.27%) CCNP
2 6 (27.27%) CCDP
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (31.82%) VMware ESX
2 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
3 6 (27.27%) NFS
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) Symantec
5 3 (13.64%) F5
6 2 (9.09%) NetApp
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.55%) HP
7 1 (4.55%) Dell